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As The Last Jedi turns 3, DJ’s cynicism powers the Star Wars universe

As The Last Jedi turns 3, DJ’s cynicism powers the Star Wars universe

Three years ago, Star Wars: The Last Jedi was released, and it divided the masses. Some fans thought the movie was so extremely bad, they wanted it struck from the record!* Despite the negativity, The Last Jedi remained staunchly on-record and its influence blasted its way into the creators of every Star Wars title thereafter.

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Star Wars Squadrons free update delivers TIE Defender, B-Wing, new loadouts

Star Wars Squadrons free update delivers TIE Defender, B-Wing, new loadouts

Today Star Wars Squadrons delivered a lovely free content update. It's not often that an update such as this appears for a major game - but here it is. The two ships you'll gain access to in the update are some of the strangest vehicles in the Star Wars universe: the TIE Defender and the B-Wing.

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10 Star Wars series coming to Disney Plus in “next few years” – Some possibilities

10 Star Wars series coming to Disney Plus in “next few years” – Some possibilities

This afternoon, Disney's Investor Day 2020 revealed that they'd be delivering 10 Star Wars series over the next few years. They also committed to 10 Marvel series, and 30 more features from Disney live action, Disney Animation, and/or Pixar, all for Disney Plus. What could this all mean? What other Star Wars series could Disney+ possibly deliver?

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Star Wars NERF Amban Phase-pulse blaster needs a paint job

Star Wars NERF Amban Phase-pulse blaster needs a paint job

Ask your average Star Wars fan a few years ago how likely it was that a Star Wars Holiday Special weapon were to be made into a NERF toy, they'd have called you crazy. Thanks to Disney+ and The Mandalorian, the Amban Phase-pulse blaster found its way to an official NERF weapon. This is the weapon that was originally sported by Boba Fett in his first ever appearance in a movie - well before the release of The Empire Strikes Back!

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Mandalorian S2E6 Boba Fett chain code translated – What does it all mean?

Mandalorian S2E6 Boba Fett chain code translated – What does it all mean?

In The Mandalorian Season 2, Episode 6, we got a look at a "chain code" that needed translating. If you understood Mandalorian script, you might've understood what the code meant - but if you DIDN'T, you might be wondering what was going on. After this sentence, take heed: This is your one and only SPOILER ALERT.

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Mandalorian S2E6 – Let’s talk about Boba Fett’s armor

Mandalorian S2E6 – Let’s talk about Boba Fett’s armor

Today we're taking a look at the most important bits of the latest episode of The Mandalorian. The Disney+ show released Season 2, Episode 6 on December 4, 2020, with the potential to deliver some massively important plot points. As it turned out, nothing that happened in the show mattered NEARLY as much as what we learned about Boba Fett's armor. NOTE: This first image in this article is from an earlier episode - below that, it's full of spoilers. This article should be read ONLY after you've seen The Mandalorian Season 2, Episode 6.

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Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

Disney Vodafone Neo sorta turns Grogu into a Tamagotchi

The Neo is a smartwatch made in a collaboration between Disney and Vodafone. This watch utilizes technology developed or licensed by Vodafone with characters, sounds, and imagery from Disney. The Neo is called "the smart kids watch" by Vodafone, and is "designed & connected by Vodafone, featuring Disney." One of the "sidekick" characters featured with the device is Grogu, AKA The Mandalorian character previously known as "The Child" (unofficially nicknamed Baby Yoda!)

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The Mandalorian S2E5 might’ve just spun off like Golden Girls

The Mandalorian S2E5 might’ve just spun off like Golden Girls

I was shocked, pleased, excited, then flabbergasted watching the latest episode of The Mandalorian. This episode took what we'd guessed about the near-future of the series and the inclusion of certain actors playing some BIG NAME roles, and shook it all up. Before you go any further, note that this is your first and last SPOILER ALERT. Do not read this article until you've seen The Mandalorian Chapter 13, AKA The Mandalorian Season 2, Episode 5!

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Minecraft Star Wars Mash-up pack is a giant, game-changing DLC

Minecraft Star Wars Mash-up pack is a giant, game-changing DLC

This week Minecraft revealed a massive DLC for Star Wars. This is an official expansion pack in Minecraft for the entire Star Wars universe*. This is different from the few Star Wars character packs and such that've been released in the past. This is what Minecraft calls "the biggest DLC mash-up in the history of Minecraft!"

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The Mandalorian Season 3 confirmed amid blurry eggs

The Mandalorian Season 3 confirmed amid blurry eggs

It's not as if The Mandalorian were going to stop any time soon. It's the main force of sales power in the Star Wars universe right this minute, showing no signs of slowing down as droves of toys, clothing, and household goods appear in time for the holiday season 2020. But just to be sure - Disney confirmed the third season for the masses.

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Mando Mondays unboxing time: Credits Collection exclusives, plush baby Yoda!

Mando Mondays unboxing time: Credits Collection exclusives, plush baby Yoda!

Today we're taking a peek at a box of products sent by Disney in celebration of the continuing release of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, Season 2. The products we've got today span the series, including the first version of our hero Mando (Din Djarin), IG-11, Cara Dune, a Heavy Infantry Mandalorian, and a Death Trooper. And guess who came along for the ride?!

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LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is about to go HAM

LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is about to go HAM

A LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special trailer was released today courtesy of Disney+. The new Holiday Special will focus on the silly and goofy elements summoned by the LEGO Star Wars universe, a universe that sort of lives adjacent to the normal Star Wars universe. Given the notorious history of the original Star Wars Holiday Special, and the appearance of several Star Wars Holiday Special elements appearing in recent Star Wars releases (like The Mandalorian), one wonders what George Lucas thinks of all of this?

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